13 Key Events in the war in Europe: June 6, The D-Day Invasion (Operation Overlord)Allied troops invade EuropeNormandy, France“storming the beaches” to break through Germany’s Atlantic WallThis is a turning point in the war
37 Japanese Strategy:Fight to deathDo not surrenderKamikaze pilots
38 The Manhattan ProjectThe top secret project worked on from that researched and built the atomic bombThe bomb was successfully tested in July 1945President Truman is notified that “the baby is born”.
39 End of War with JapanAugust 6, The first atomic bomb is dropped over the city of Hiroshima, JapanAugust 9, A second atomic bomb is dropped over Nagasaki, JapanJapan surrenders
40 After the BombingsHiroshima ShadowHiroshima before and after
41 August 14, 1945: V-J Day (victory over Japan Day)